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LINKTV
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
fourth day. training camps and logistic depots were bombed. in pakistan the government is removing staff for failing to provide security after 96 people were killed in twin bombings on thursday. most of the victims shia muslims. in pakistan a cleric has begun what he calls a strong -- long march from the city of lahore to the capital of is not bad. he once sweeping electoral reforms, but critics say he does want to upset elections later this year. >> he is only 12 years old, but that is old enough to be immersed in politics in pakistan. >> the government is wrong. they have made our life helle. >> some have thrown their support behind a canadian- pakistani crcleric. his message resonates with people fed up with the breakdown of law and order and an increase of corruption and inflation. many are so angry that even mothers with no relation to the clerics s say they are ready to sacrifice their children. >> i told my children not to be afraid of bullets. take the bullet in your chest. we want change and revolution. our society will not move forward until we become selfless. >> so far
PBS
Jan 14, 2013 2:30pm PST
military to take a greater role in pakistani politics. i spoke a short time ago to pakistan's foreign minister. according to one international ranking, pakistan ranks as the 34th most corrupt country in the world. it is not surprising that people are protesting. >> corruption that is a challenge in pakistan, like in many other countries. we are doing whatever we can and we intend to do more. we think that is very different than the type of person you are talking about, the person that has absolutely no credentials. staying for the last six years or more in canada. they are challenging pakistan and the fears of 180 million people. challenging the system or we have paid the price to put that in place in pakistan. >> you are talking about the clerics that have called on people to protest. but we talked to you about relations between washington and islamabad. one of the sticking points have been u.s. drone strikes within pakistan. there have been seven droned strikes within the past few weeks. have you come to the conclusion that these drones strikes are useful for pakistan? >> ab
FOX Business
Jan 13, 2013 8:00pm EST
using afghanistan as a base welcome back to haunt us again. that has to do with pakistan. if the radicals take pakistan the government will be vulnerable and if the radicals takeover, not just a base for terrorism budng control of over 60 nuclear weapons to make them an instant threat. lori: 66,000 troops in afghanistan, a government cover-up, security forces cannot fight on their own own, with the president favors a the drawdown? what is the appropriate presence? >> the president does not think the terrorists are a threat. he said the global war and terrorism is over. he thinks the appropriate number iszero. we're not there to benefit the afghans by ourselves. we would never make afghanistan into a western-style nation and karzai said the tours will be coming soon. i n't think so. be right back where we were. lori: then is it an utter failure? there is a legitimate threat of terrorism in afghanistan. >> absolutely. it is the longest war in history but it was not fought with the intensity of world war ii or the civil war. it is because they have a long time horizon. so we need pr
RT
Jan 14, 2013 3:00pm EST
qaeda in iraq before we invaded there it's now had not spread to pakistan in the way that it has now since the invasion of afghanistan and the intervention in libya has led directly to the spread of al-qaeda in mali and we should at least have learnt by now but this is not the way in which to reduce the threat of terrorism which is actually a way in which you both straight in which you increase attractiveness to young people in the region it is something that identify with perhaps if they want to better relations with the muslim world they can start by bettering the relations with the muslim community in france itself that would be a far more significant step forward than bombing yet another muslim country. is on edge during a lull in flank related riots. majority rally for the nationalists and loyalists protests r.t. explores the demands of all sides that still ahead this hour also. sparks could fly when germany's economy minister meets with the popular greek opposition leader standing firm against more budget cuts after a short break we speak to eight political economists about wha
KRON
Jan 13, 2013 8:00pm PST
million dollars. in the middle east. pakistan is bracing for an enormous weekend march and demonstration this coming monday, calling for sweeping political change. its leader is a controversial islamic scholar who has publicly challenged islamic extremists and is now taking-on his country's elected leaders. jonathan mann reports the indefinitely draw a crowd. however, refusing terrorism. >> terrorism is terrorism. violence is violence. it has no place in islam. >> addressed it's theight extremists, he is taking on his home politicians. and as we get ready for the elections next year. many have been spending time and prison. despite his claim of innocence. however, the islamic scholar is taking on the group's through the internet, and will march with millions of supporters. the pakistan's second largest city. police are already planning an historic and already choosing sites, for and against. they are thinking that he is working on country's powerful military. he wants to turn to islam about into the largest tehrer square. they are waiting to see what happens. >> beijing's a
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 9:35pm EST
ball. the greatest threat the united states faces is between the mountains of pakistan and afghanistan. today, or previously, he opposed the president's surge in afghanistan. these are issues that need to be addressed. where does he think afghanistan is going to go? why did he think that afghanistan was such a vital, strategic interest and then when the president himself tries to address the issue, he does not support that position? so senator chuck hagel -- i keep putting him in o ffice -- has meant a lot of statements over the years about the middle east and central asia that i think have to be addressed. the is -- the issue that the u.s.-israel relationship was brought up produce the has to be put in context. i think the caller started down that road, which is the fact that it is not simply about israel and the u.s., it is all about the statements that senator chuck hagel made on sanctionsmade on sanctions on id talking with the dictatorship in syria about not signing a resolution or not signing on to a resolution about hezbollah and asking europe to designate hezbollah as a terrori
KCSMMHZ
Jan 14, 2013 2:30pm PST
. >> pakistan has dismissed the provincial government in balochistan in response to the bombings that claimed the lives of 80 people. >> in the provincial capital of quetta, they have begun burying victims. they had refused to bury the dead to express their anger with the local government. the prime minister agreed to put the province under central federal control. >> the going abroad has always been a distant dream for most cubans, until now. starting monday, a new law promises the island's citizens more freedom of travel. >> it reverses restrictions imposed by the communist government more than five decades ago. travelers will be allowed to leave the country without any special exit visa and they will not need a foreign letter of invitation from their destination. now just a passport is enough, and an entry visa. in a moment, our report on an auction taking place in geneva of -- tunisia. >> first, a look at some other stories making news. >> new clashes have been reported around the syrian capital of damascus. this video is said to show fighting in a suburb. the army claims to have
RT
Jan 14, 2013 2:00pm EST
pakistan in the way that it has now since the invasion of afghanistan as we've heard from your correspondent the intervention in libya has led directly to the spread of al qaeda in mali we should at least have learnt by now but this is not the way in which you reduce the threat of terrorism is actually a way in which you bolster it in which you increase attractiveness to young people the result now john what do you do now i mean in effect the genie is out of the bottle should france just sit back and let terrorism and extremism reign over mali where perhaps it could become a haven for extremist terrorists and not just threaten regional stability but also also become a base for terrorist operations well worldwide i mean you've got to do something about it now even though it's probably all for the first place. well if the french want to do something about reducing the antagonism between their state and muslim people both in france and abroad they should start at home they should start withdrawing the laws which make it illegal for women to wear islamic head dresses in france they
LINKTV
Jan 14, 2013 2:00pm PST
have to fight against such attitudes. they light candles as a sign of resistance. >> pakistan has dismissed the provincial government in balochistan in response to the bombings that claimed the lives of 80 people. >> in the provincial capital of quetta, they have begun burying victims. they had refused to bury the dead to express their anger with the local government. the prime minister agreed to put the province under central federal control. >> the going abroad has always been a distant dream for most cubans, until now. starting monday, a new law promises the island's citizens more freedom of travel. >> it reverses restrictions imposed by the communist government more than five decades ago. travelers will be allowed to leave the country without any special exit visa and they will not need a foreign letter of invitation from their destination. now just a passport is enough, and an entry visa. in a moment, our report on an auction taking place in geneva of -- tunisia. >> first, a look at some other stories making news. >> new clashes have been reported around the syrian capital of
RT
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
in pakistan to march on a country's capital after a cleric has discontent with the current political system the long march to her old country called it comes ahead of the election some politicians claim it was triggered by the state's military to destroy the polls themselves as the government should deploy drastic reforms and break up the corrupt regime. nigerian military forces claim to have captured a key figure from the islamist group boko harami mohammad as again or was reportedly caught in the country's north-eastern a city believed to be the heart of the insurgent group the government is trying to as the islamist group which has reported were responsible for thousands of deaths during a toxin surveillance. seven civilians have been cold after an explosion hit a religion in eastern afghanistan a crowd of people were trying to hold the dead from the collapsed mosque destroyed during overnight fighting between nato troops and the taliban police say a suicide vest on one of the dead insurgents might have caused the explosion. which . israel has hosted all spin calls the l
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
or the afghanistan war about drone strikes in pakistan, then read marxists talking about the same thing, you could not tell them apart. marxists would say this shows how evil capitalism is. there is overlap about the particular issue. >> how does the institute fit in with "reason" magazine? >> i see them as policy wants to help shape policy better. there are not doing anything radical. they are trying to say things like, rather than doing social security this way, we will do it this way. people think we have to do single payer health insurance. if we allow for competition, we could have health insurance that would be better than what we have. we tried to influence decisions on capitol hill in a way that is politically feasible, not likely. something that could happen. >> i wrote down a number of institutes you talked about in your book and i wanted to ask you about who finances these. the koch brothers were. you had a falling out with one of the founders. you mentioned the foundation. george mason. how does that fit in? >> another policy group, and i do not pay enough attention to
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 12:30am EST
conflict. all these detainees were arrested by pakistani authorities in pakistan. another was arrested in thailand by police. another detainee arrested in dubai, and yet another arrested in somalia. this notion that we have to have this special forum because of the battlefield conditions is a great smokescreen for this second rate process that says more about us than it does about the people we're trying to bring before us. another important piece is the issue of torture. the senate select committee on intelligence recently concluded completed their report, and you probably saw john mccain and dianne feinstein say that the report concludes that torture did not work. it is a stain on our reputation. it is important that that report be released to the public, particularly after the premiere of "zero dark thirty," which reports to be -- which purports to be a factual account of capturing osama bin laden. that movie will become the public's perception of reality, and it is a lie. i think that movie makes it doubly important for the senate select committee's report to be declassified so the
PBS
Jan 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
obama in washington on friday. mass protests were held in islamabad, pakistan, today demanding new election reforms. thousands of supporters of an outspoken muslim cleric gathered in the capital amid heavy security. they called for an end to government inefficiency and corruption. to the south, there were funerals for many of the 86 shiites killed in last week's bombings in quetta. thousands of shiites had refused to bury the dead until the provincial government was dismissed. syrian women now cite rape as a primary reason for fleeing their war-torn country. that's according to a new report by the international rescue committee. it says women report being sexually assaulted and raped, often in public and in front of family members. the i.r.c. gathered the data by interviewing more than 240 women in refugee camps in jordan and lebanon. the u.n. has registered more than 600,000 syrian refugees. in china, the people of beijing suffered through another day of severe smog, and for the first time government officials openly acknowledged the problem. the pollution was at its worst over th
RT
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm EST
. is undertaking in yemen pakistan and libya well like a look now at the new a shadow war in mali a western forces have been pitted against islamic rebels. and is it possible for a television news network to separate real journalism from reality shows and entertainment is it bad for business or the new reality we'll have some answers coming up next. is monday january fourteenth five pm in washington d.c. i'm christine you're watching. i want to begin today by taking a few moments to honor and remember aaron swartz who was found dead in his apartment in new york on friday night apparently from a suicide here's a quick look back at his life. even as a young man programmer aaron swartz was described as a computer wizard among his many accomplishments during his short life aaron helped create r.s.s. at age fourteen the tool now universally used to help users subscribe to online information he also formed a company that later merged with reddit he also co-founded demand progress a group that fights efforts to restrict internet freedoms and also promote social justice issues these were ca
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
reasons to back this up. many of the detainees were arrested by pakistani authorities in pakistan. others were arrested in thailand by the police. you had nashiri who was arrested in to buy another arrested in somalia. the notion that we have to have the special forum that has battlefield conditions is a great smokescreen for this second-rate process that says more about us than about the people we are trying to bring before us. another important piece is the issue of torture. the senate select committee on intelligence completed their report recently and you probably saw john mccain and dianne feinstein said the report concludes torture did not work. they say it was a stain on our reputation. it is important that that report is declassified to the public in light of "zero dark 30." it is about the killing of osama bin laden bin laden. i think the movie will do for torture with jaws did for sharks. it will become the public perception of reality and it is a lie. i think that moving makes it doubly important for the senate select committee to report -- to get the report declassified so the
Current
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
six months. >> there has been times. i remember an appearance when it was the afghan and pakistan leaders if i am remembering. >> sort of different because it's over, i guess. >> uh-huh. >> on the way over. i wasn't describe it as a particularly warm chemistry. there was a distance and calculation on both of their parts about the words that are unspoken. >> right. so the president in addition to afghanistan, iraq, is dealing with that. it comes back to the domestic front. what is his number 1 priority that he feels that he has got some political capitol now that he wants to spend on? >> guns first. >> so probably to me. recess we will see formally what the the obama an minstration wants but the big haul because it's largely been written off. >> the con venal wisdom from democrats and other gun rights activists is you can try and follow up but don't hold your breath. >> the votes aren't there. the bigger long-term push, it was the unfulfilled promise to latino advocates. it is something that the administration believes many republicans will be on board with also this time around is
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm EST
, afghanistan or pakistan and shift those moneys being spent on foreign aid to instead be spent on american aid to the victims of hurricane sandy so it is paid for, it is a substantive pay for the amounts are unknown because it is the key to how much money is spent or has already been spent on foreign aid, and that can fluctuate depending on when this legislation should pass. the reason i am submitting the pay for is because the precarious condition the united states government sees itself to the financially we're on a path to nowhere. financially, we are looking at instead of a fiscal clough, a fourth consecutive deficit we have $16 trillion in total debt to increase that beyond $16 trillion to put that into perspective the amount of damages done to the country on an annual basis now serving the data is excess of $20 billion to put it in perspective that $220 billion that we're spending for servicing the past is three times all of those sought by entertains and the victims. best case scenario give them everything they want of what sandy is seeking. four times what is being spent a
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